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10 Nov 1903

Japan
28 Dec 1903

Japan
  • Rear Admiral Shinkichi Mukaiyama was made the commanding officer of Maizuru Naval Arsenal in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Maizuru Naval Arsenal | Maizuru, Kyoto | CPC]
11 May 1905

Japan
15 May 1908

Japan
  • Rear Admiral Takeichiro Kitakoga was made the commanding officer of Maizuru Naval Arsenal in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Maizuru Naval Arsenal | Maizuru, Kyoto | CPC]
28 Aug 1908

Japan
9 Apr 1910

Japan
11 Mar 1911

Japan
1 Dec 1911

Japan
1 Dec 1913

Japan
3 Dec 1915

Japan
15 Mar 1916

Japan
1 Dec 1916

Japan
4 Sep 1918

Japan
1 Dec 1920

Japan
  • Engineering Rear Admiral Tamotsu Niratsuka was made the commanding officer of Maizuru Naval Arsenal in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Maizuru Naval Arsenal | Maizuru, Kyoto | CPC]
1 Dec 1921

Japan
  • Engineering Rear Admiral Sadago Okazaki was made the commanding officer of Maizuru Naval Arsenal in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Maizuru Naval Arsenal | Maizuru, Kyoto | CPC]
1 Dec 1922

Japan
21 Jun 1924

Japan
  • Engineering Captain Nobuta Kishimoto was made the commanding officer of Maizuru work department in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Maizuru Naval Arsenal | Maizuru, Kyoto | CPC]
1 Dec 1925

Japan
10 Dec 1928

Japan
30 Nov 1929

Japan
1 Dec 1937

Japan
20 Sep 1939

Japan
1 Dec 1939

Japan
  • Tenryu was assigned to Maizuru Naval District, Japan for service as a guard ship and training vessel for the Japanese Navy Engineering Academy. ww2dbase [Tenryu | Maizuru, Kyoto | CPC]
15 Nov 1940

Japan
15 Oct 1941

Japan
23 May 1942

Japan
3 Jun 1942

Japan
5 Jun 1942

Japan
13 Jun 1942

Japan
15 Jun 1942

Japan
21 Jun 1942

Japan
26 Jun 1942

Japan
6 Jul 1942

Japan
7 Jul 1942

Japan
  • Captain Ryuji Nakazato was named the commanding officer of Naka while the ship was at Maizuru, Japan. ww2dbase [Naka | Maizuru, Kyoto | CPC]
1 Oct 1942

Japan
  • Captain Banjiro Takagi was named the commanding officer of Naka while the ship was at Maizuru, Japan. ww2dbase [Naka | Maizuru, Kyoto | CPC]
25 Feb 1943

Japan
  • Captain Yoshijiro Imaizumi was named the commanding officer of Naka while the ship was at Maizuru, Japan. ww2dbase [Naka | Maizuru, Kyoto | CPC]
1 Apr 1943

Japan
  • Naka was assigned to Japanese 14th Cruiser Division while the ship was at Maizuru, Japan. ww2dbase [Naka | Maizuru, Kyoto | CPC]
5 Apr 1943

Japan
10 Mar 1944

Japan
1 May 1945

Japan
  • Vice Admiral Yoshiharu Kobayashi was made the commanding officer of Maizuru Naval Arsenal in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Maizuru Naval Arsenal | Maizuru, Kyoto | CPC]
14 May 1945

Japan
16 May 1945

Japan
21 Jun 1945

Japan
22 Jun 1945

Japan
  • I-14 arrived at Maizuru, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [I-14 | Maizuru, Kyoto | CPC]
2 Jul 1945

Japan
4 Jul 1945

Japan
8 Jul 1945

Japan
13 Jul 1945

Japan
  • I-400 departed Nanao Bay and arrived at Maizuru, Japan. ww2dbase [I-400 | Maizuru, Kyoto | CPC]
  • I-401 departed Nanao Bay and arrived at Maizuru, Japan. ww2dbase [I-401 | Maizuru, Kyoto | CPC]
18 Jul 1945

Japan
  • The air groups of submarines I-400 and I-401 held a farewell dinner in Maizuru, Japan before their planned suicide mission against Ulithi, Caroline Islands. Lieutenant Commander Nobukiyo Nambu, commanding officer of I-401, secretly invited some of the airmen's family members as a nice gesture. ww2dbase [Nobukiyo Nambu | Maizuru, Kyoto | CPC]
19 Jul 1945

Japan
  • In a ceremony held by the air groups of submarines I-400 and I-401 in Maizuru, Japan, each of the airmen received a special short sword from Vice Admiral Tadashige Daigo before they embarked on their suicide mission against Ulithi, Caroline Islands. ww2dbase [Maizuru, Kyoto | CPC]
21 Jul 1945

Japan
10 Sep 1945

Japan
1 Nov 1945

Japan
  • Vice Admiral Yoshiharu Kobayashi stepped down as the last commanding officer of Maizuru Naval Arsenal in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Maizuru Naval Arsenal | Maizuru, Kyoto | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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